Google goes after Slack and splits Hangouts into Chat and MeetGoogle's messaging strategy can be confusing, but if there's one thing that's clear after today's Cloud Next keynote, it's that the company is doubling down on the idea that Hangouts is its enterprise product and Allo/Duo are its consumer communications apps. But now there are a couple of new wrinkles in the Hangouts story.
Google announces a revamped Hangouts Chat and Meet, aimed at teams and enterpriseWith the launch of Allo and Duo, Google telegraphed last year that Hangouts would be moving to a more enterprise focus. Today, the service is finally seeing that major revamp, with the app being split into Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. The former is a Slack-like group chat tool, while the latter improves the video conferencing experience.
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Hangouts Meet now publicly available and Hangouts Chat Early Adopter Program now accepting applicationsEarlier today, we announced the public launch of Hangouts Meet and the Early Adopter Program for Hangouts Chat, the new enterprise-focused video meetings and online messaging experiences coming to Google Hangouts. Learn more about the new Hangouts in our blog post here: Meet the new Hangouts.
Everything You Need to Know About Google Hangouts Meet and ChatThere might be only one real criteria for the best chat app for your team: How easy it is for everyone to use. With dozens of great video and text chat apps for teams-each of which include quite similar features-the deciding factor is often down to the way your team...
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